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Apparently an argument over money turned into a chainsaw fight in an Akron neighborhood…
AKRON, Ohio– According to FOX8: Akron Police have arrested two people and a man is recovering after a fight involving a chainsaw at a home in Akron.
Officers responded to a fight with injuries. When they arrived, they found the 52-year-old victim on the couch in the living room covered in blood. The victim told police his former roommate, William Mitchell, and his roommate’s girlfriend, Aliyah Wiley, came over and started to argue about owed money.
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According to police, the victim and Mitchell began physically fighting and fell to the floor next to a chainsaw in the living room. After a struggle, Mitchell picked up the saw and hit the victim with the chainsaw blades, police said. The victim was cut on his hands and arms, and tried to flee out the front door.
He fell, so Mitchell and Wiley dragged him back into the house. Akron police said the fight continued with Wiley hitting the victim in his back and legs with the saw. Finally, the victim broke free and ran next door for help. He is now recovering at a local hospital.
Mitchell, 32, and Wiley, 23, were arrested. They were charged with aggravated burglary and felonious assault, then taken to the Summit County Jail.
William Mitchell and Aliyah Wiley (Photos courtesy: Akron police)